SiriusXM celebrates 50th anniversary of “The Nutty Professor” by hosting Town Hall with Jerry Lewis at the Friars Club
In the history of comedy, there are few people who have ever reached the level of becoming a legend. Most don’t achieve such a level until long after their passing. However, Jerry Lewis is one major exception. Jerry has seamlessly conquered the world of comedy in all facets. From stand-up, to acting, to singing, he seems physically unable to do any wrong.
Yesterday The Friars Club in midtown Manhattan, celebrated the 88 years young super star on the 50th anniversary of his beloved flick, The Nutty Professor. While the show did start a little late (as comedy often does), Jerry was welcomed to a warm standing ovation. Jerry took a seat next to Maria Menounos, who filled in at the last minute for Al Roker as host. Sadly, Al was stuck in Atlanta but Maria did a fantastic job playing host. While Jerry has gotten older as time has gone on, his wit remains untouched. As Maria welcomed preplanned audience members to ask Jerry questions, Jerry was sharp as a tack and accompanied his clever responses with some fun face gestures. The crowd seemed to be unable to do anything but laugh. Read More